Even DSLR cameras are vulnerable to ransomware

Cameras are among the few devices that don’t connect to the internet, so you’d think they’d be immune to hackers. However, researchers have discovered that some DSLRs…

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A universal bypass tricks Cylance AI antivirus into accepting all top 10 Malware

A universal bypass tricks Cylance AI antivirus into accepting all top 10 Malware

Researchers from Skylight Cyber, an Australian cybersecurity enterprise, have tricked Blackberry Cylance’s AI-based antivirus product. They identified a peculiar bias of the antivirus product towards…

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Hacker Uses Porn To Lure Victims to Download Android Ransomware

Hacker Uses Porn To Lure Victims to Download Android Ransomware

A hacker has been using links to a porn app to trick users into installing a new Android ransomware strain. The ransomware, dubbed “Android/Filecoder.C” has been circulating…

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Malware Researcher Hutchins Sentenced to Supervised Release

Malware Researcher Hutchins Sentenced to Supervised Release

Marcus Hutchins, the researcher known for stopping WannaCry, avoids jail time over charges of creating and distributing Kronos malware. Marcus Hutchins, a security researcher known…

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Cyberattacks force Louisiana to declare state of emergency

Cyberattacks force Louisiana to declare state of emergency

Ransomware and cyberattacks continue to multiply and hit local governments in a scary, escalating pattern such that, now for the second time since 2018, a…

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School of Cyberthreats: 3 Attacks Impacting Today’s Schools

School of Cyberthreats: 3 Attacks Impacting Today’s Schools

Educational institutions are data-rich gold mines. From student and employee records to sensitive financial information, schools contain a plethora of data that can be obtained…

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More than two million major cyberattacks hit globally last year

More than two million major cyberattacks hit globally last year

Last year saw more than two million major cyberattacks strike businesses across the world. The latest figures by the Internet Society’s Online Trust Alliance claim that these…

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Second Florida City Hit by Ransomware Opts to Pay

Second Florida City Hit by Ransomware Opts to Pay

Another Florida city has decided to pay a ransom to the hackers who took control over its municipal computer systems. On June 25, the mayor…

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Website Attack Attempts Rose by 69% in 2018

Website Attack Attempts Rose by 69% in 2018

Millions of websites have been compromised, but the most likely malware isn’t cyptomining: it’s quietly stealing files and redirecting traffic, a new Sitelock report shows.…

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Florida city pays $600,000 to ransomware gang to have its data back

Florida city pays $600,000 to ransomware gang to have its data back

The city council for Riviera Beach, Florida, voted this week to pay more than $600,000 to a ransomware gang so city officials could recover data…

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